Digital Program 5
Chinatown: Our Only Home
United States / Drama / 16 mins
Director/Writer: Tony Wang
Producer: Miranda Manganaro, Johnny Yu
Cast: Ken Li, Alice Liu, Zhongming Liu
Our Only Home explores the passing down of Chinese traditions across generations in Manhattan Chinatown by examining the evolution of the Chinatown community told through intimate stories of two multiple decades-old family businesses and the new generation of young people working to rebuild the neighborhood during the Covid-19 pandemic.
City of Ghosts
United Kingdom / Drama / 16 mins
Director/Writer: Christian Elliott, Elle Ginter
Producer: Stephen Montgomery, Nick Caine, Christine Caine
Cast: Martin Hristov, Evan Holovatski, Nikolas Kassapis
We follow the true heroic stories of Rosen and Uri, who travel from their home countries of Bulgaria and Ukraine in search of a better life.
On the journey to their new lives, they meet and become friends, only later to shoulder each other's burdens as they realise the new life, initially hoped to be a blessing, was hijacked into a life of modern-day slavery for hard labour in Greece.